This half-day workshop aims to bring together researchers and designers working in the field of HCI to explore different forms of qualitative data representation and the challenges of translating these representations into design information.
In the first part of the workshop, the participants will do a brief presentation about the challenges they faced in their own work, followed by a short discussion about the use of qualitative data in HCI.
In the second part of the workshop, the participants will be working in small groups and be given a task of translating qualitative data findings into design, noting down the challenges that came up in the process.
Towards the end of the workshop, each group will do a short presentation and the organizers will facilitate a discussion around relevant issues. These might include but are not limited to:
The workshop is being hosted as part of the 27th International British Computer Society Human Computer Interaction Conference: The Internet of things. It is taking place in the Newton Room at the Brunel University campus in Uxbridge, West London, on Monday 9th September from 13.00-17.30.
The campus is easily accessible, being only a 20 minute walk (or short bus ride) from Uxbridge tube station with services direct into London. It is also close to the M40, M25 and M4 motorways and just a 15 minute cab ride from Heathrow airport.
Conference website: http://hci2013.bcs.org
The cost of the workshop is £60. Authors of accepted submissions will be able to register only for the workshop following this link (http://hci2013.eventbrite.co.uk/).